Swedish events


When? Midsummer Eve 2023 is on Friday, 23 June. It's always celebrated on a Friday between 19 and 25 June

What is Midsommar? Midsummer is the longest day of the year and was long considered a magical night. In agrarian times, the Swedes arranged Midsummer celebrations to welcome summertime and the season of fertility. Read more about the origins of Swedish Midsummer at sweden.se.

Where to celebrate in Dalarna county?

If you’re looking for the full experience, including people dressed up in traditional Swedish folk costumes, professional folk music and dancing, parade with the garlands, maypole raising and perhaps even a church boat race, Dalarna is the place to be. There are multiple events arranged all over the county before, during and after Midsummer Eve.


When: 1-8 July 2023


What is Vansbrosimningen? Every year Sweden's largest open water swimming competition takes place in Vansbro. There are swimming competitions varying in length every day. The shortest being 1 km and the longest 3 km.


More information.

Classic Car Week Rättvik

When? Not known yet for 2023.


What is Classic Car Week? The place to be for classic car lovers! This is Sweden's largest car event. There are events throughout the week and the many cars cruising through the Rättvik and surroundings.